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New CPE data assesses college outcomes by county; metrics include breakouts by student populations

The newest addition to the Council on Postsecondary Education’s Data Center is an interactive tool that evaluates the success of college and university students by county of origin. Kentucky leaders and policy makers can use this information to assess education attainment levels, along with state and county progress on key postsecondary education metrics, including enrollment, degrees and graduation...

Centre College welcomes 370 students, the most diverse freshman class in the history of the campus

By Kerry Steinhofer Centre College Centre College has welcomed its most diverse class in history to campus. The Class of 2023 is comprised of 370 first-year students from across the globe. Besides 30 states, including Hawaii, 10 countries are represented, including Armenia, China, India, Japan, Myanmar, Pakistan, Palestine, Russia, South Korea and Vietnam. While international students make up seven...

Bellarmine expands internship guarantee, obtains support for new career readiness programs

Bellarmine University has enhanced its career development programs to guarantee students internship opportunities and connect graduates with rewarding jobs, thanks in part to two recent grants from local foundations. The grants – from the James Graham Brown Foundation and the Ogle Foundation – support a four-year undergraduate focus on career development through alumni mentoring, courses...